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New Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Announced
New Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Announced
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At the May 22 Board of Education meeting Dr. Andy Koenigs was announced as the next Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources for Derby Public Schools. He will begin on July 1 following Heather Bohaty’s move into the role of Superintendent of Schools. 

Dr. Koenigs is joining the district and community from Emporia Public Schools where he has served as the Associate Superintendent for Human Resources since 2012. While at Emporia, Dr. Koenigs was responsible for all aspects of human resources including recruitment, retention, hiring, employee discipline, emergency operations, teacher negotiations, handbooks and board policy review. He also spearheaded a new retention and recruitment committee and an employee wellness committee as well as revamped a teacher training program and instituted a new administrator training program.

Dr. Koenigs graduated from Kansas State University in 1985 with his Bachelors of Science in Secondary Math Education. In 1992, he graduated from Wichita State University with a Masters of Science in Educational Administration and Supervision and in 2004 received his Educational Leadership Doctorate degree from Wichita State University.

Other previous work experience includes: Serving as the Associate Superintendent for Academic Affairs at Andover Public Schools, where he was responsible for all aspects of curriculum and instruction, district assessment coordinator, school improvement, instructional leadership, staff development, new teacher training, at-risk budget, vocational education, state and federal programs, English language learner (ELL) program and homeless liaison. Dr. Koenigs was also previously the Assistant Superintendent in Pratt and the Assistant Principal and Activities Director at Andover High School.

“I am very excited to join an exemplary school district such as Derby,” Dr. Koenigs said. “I have received a very warm welcome already and look forward to working with staff to continue to build on a foundation of excellence.”

Dr. Koenigs is a dedicated and experienced leader who builds strong relationships with key stakeholders while effectively supporting key school district initiatives and goals. Derby Public Schools is proud to welcome his expertise to the district.

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